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Re: [IP] Re: Weight gain anyone?

buddybarber wrote:
> The month after Christmas
> -_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_
> Twas the month after Christmas, and all through the house
> Nothing would fit me, not even a blouse,
> The cookies I'd nibbled, the eggnog I'd taste
> At the holiday parties had gone to my waist.
> When I got on the scales there arose such a number!
> When I walked to the store (less a walk than a lumber)
> I'd remember the marvelous meals I'd prepared:
> The gravies and sauces and beef nicely rared,
> The wine and the rum balls, the bread and the cheese
> And the way I'd never said, "No thank you, please."
> As I dressed myself in my husband's old shirt
> And prepared once again to do battle with dirt--
> I said to myself, as only I can " You can't spend a winter
> disguised as a man!"
> So--away with the last of the sour cream dip,
> Get rid of the fruit cake, every cracker and chip
> Every last bit of food that I like must be banished
> 'Till all the additional ounces have vanished.
> I won't have a cookie--not even a lick.
> I'll want only to chew on a long celery stick.
> I won't have hot biscuits, or corn bread, or pie,
> I'll munch on a carrot and quietly cry.
> I'm hungry, I'm lonesome, and life is a bore--
> But isn't that what January is for?
> Unable to giggle, no longer a riot.
> Happy New Year to all and to all a good diet!

I'd respond as to what a funny poem this is...but I won't for fear of
retribution from Uncle Ernie.     :)

Really...it WAS great!